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 NYCKOSI
Joined: 4/24/2015
Msg: 50
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Is a free site and Yes the onwer of this site has the right to set the age rules. Anyone that does not like it they can try other sites. Just be thankfull this site is free.
A horse gift in the mouth.

By the way I'm 53. you think I want some 70 year old women contacting me. NO WAY!!! I Dont want even a 25 year old contacting me.
 SunshineGirl__
Joined: 10/7/2014
Msg: 51
Who gave the right to the boss of POF to decide this
Posted: 11/18/2015 3:27:49 PM
Haven’t seen a phone like that since an old repeat of “I Love Lucy.” :/
 OswaldSpengler
Joined: 11/8/2015
Msg: 52
Who gave the right to the boss of POF to decide this
Posted: 11/20/2015 12:57:48 PM
Hmmm. What would the sheeple and Markus-worshippers do if they saw their profile on a billboard? Does he "own" you?
 LuvFishes
Joined: 7/1/2011
Msg: 53
Who gave the right to the boss of POF to decide this
Posted: 1/17/2016 3:33:09 AM
I believe POF was sold to Match Company and they are the new owners. They are calling the shots on this site. And I believe the site was having issues of lots of hookups and exploiting sexual pics... in any case if you desire younger women go to another site... there are plenty out there. If you looking for straight hookups, Tinder is the place.
 dragonbytes
Joined: 9/15/2015
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Posted: 1/17/2016 5:03:28 AM
It could be worse.

Cambodia sets age limit for foreign husbands

Male foreigners over the age of 50 have been outlawed from marrying Cambodian women in the country under new rules designed to crack down on sham marriages and human trafficking, the government said.

(All) Foreigners who earn less than $2,550 per month are also barred from wedding local women, foreign ministry spokesman Koy Kuong said, but the restrictions do not apply to weddings taking place overseas.

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2011-03-16/cambodia-sets-age-limit-for-foreign-husbands/2653258

Web sites are legally able to restrict their members behavior based on age, and countries can create laws that couldn't be created in the Canada or the USA, I never heard any outcry from the USA about violation of human rights concerning this law in Cambodia.
 deetristate
Joined: 12/4/2014
Msg: 55
Who gave the right to the boss of POF to decide this
Posted: 1/17/2016 5:30:19 AM
You know, people, there are few people here who have multiple accounts.

Another thing that they do is have someone banned and then takeover the name and the photo. Notice how people couldn't spell and then sudden;l write the Queen 's English.

One person was actually caught posting as OP in one name and then responding as the OP in another.

They will also write to you under the stolen name and ID and ask questions of you. If you provide any information that is not on your POF page, they sometimes make the mistake of mentioning it in a response to you AS A DIFFERENT PERSON. How would they know if they were not the same person? All entertaining.

I don't care as far as this is something to do and often you have interesting responses and discussions in spite of all of that. But just that they do thatis becoming more obvious and they need to step up their game.

People with website can as owners do pretty much whatever they want. So can hackers. If you don't like it, you can just stop visiting that site. If enough people do, the website dies.
 BlackOnyx48
Joined: 1/7/2016
Msg: 56
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Posted: 1/17/2016 6:58:56 AM
^^^^^
Honestly...I've felt a few times that the same person was posting under different accounts, the style of writing, the attitude...glad I'm not alone in this....
 deetristate
Joined: 12/4/2014
Msg: 57
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Posted: 1/17/2016 4:30:24 PM
Yes. And they also post in packs and agree with one another? - same person

It probably started with the ten posts rule but they then realized that they could AMEN themselves and attack people more than once rather than respond to the post.

It is all amusing.

Most of the time I just ignore them. Which they hate.

And I think that 00spy is correct when he says that some "drunk post" like drunk dialing, you know? LOL!

POF allows it and so who am Ito say that they shouldn't. Again, it can be entertaining,
 michelinman2
Joined: 1/11/2016
Msg: 58
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Posted: 1/17/2016 6:09:09 PM
I'm drinking a cold Corona right now. Is there a law against having a cold one or a whiskey or a glass of wine and posting? Who are the multi posters, how do you tell ? How about the ones you sparred with a year or two ago, are they allowed back or is that against your rules too? I notice they still get cranky with you when you don't quote or give your source - remember that from a couple years ago too. Maybe all those people in Off Topic are just two people - you posting your conservative views with 4 or 5 profiles and one person playing all the profiles of the liberal posters. Conspiracy theories, love them.

It IS entertainment.

VVV.
I have a dog too. And 2 ex wives. And sometimes I will smoke a cigar. And my "car" is a Ford 250 pickup.
 Whatsamattababy
Joined: 12/24/2015
Msg: 59
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Posted: 1/17/2016 6:21:03 PM
^ You accidentally put on your profile that you don't drink.
 Lasthookbringsme
Joined: 11/8/2015
Msg: 60
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Posted: 1/18/2016 12:47:34 AM

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2011-03-16/cambodia-sets-age-limit-for-foreign-husbands/2653258


This is an interesting article.

Young American women are also trafficked and exploited by much older men, but nobody cries about their rights.


Web sites are legally able to restrict their members behavior based on age, and countries can create laws that couldn't be created in the Canada or the USA, I never heard any outcry from the USA about violation of human rights concerning this law in Cambodia.


They never cry about the ramifications of broke-ass old codgers from "importing" these young women, using them as playthings, and then shipping them back to their respective countries of origins, penniless and disgraced, either.

Since when is an old man's restricted access to these young women a human rights violation...what a whiny, selfish, hideous bullshit outcry.
 dragonbytes
Joined: 9/15/2015
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Posted: 1/18/2016 5:21:55 AM

They never cry about the ramifications of broke-ass old codgers from "importing" these young women, using them as playthings, and then shipping them back to their respective countries of origins, penniless and disgraced, either.


You can't get a USA Visa to bring in a wife without signing a minimum 10 year affidavit where you agree to financially support anyone you sponsor for a USA Visa. Even if they divorce you after arriving in the USA, you still have to support them. USA immigration also requires proof you have an ongoing real relationship and not some type of Internet only relationship.

It's also expensive to travel and get the Visa.

It's an urban myth that many like to repeat.

IT's much cheaper and easier to live in one of those foreign countries and just "date" or have live in women.


Since when is an old man's restricted access to these young women a human rights violation...what a whiny, selfish, hideous bullshit outcry.


IT's NOT, I was being sarcastic about the theme of this thread, and it's whiny nature. Even if I were single I wouldn't care about this rule, I never used POF to date, I can afford to pay the nominal fee dating sites charge. And personally I doubt it would be likely that someone woman in the USA that was in her 20s-30s would ever agree to date me, so what's the big deal?

BTW, Cambodia requires all foreign men regardless of age to make a minimum $2550 per month income. Which apparently excludes a lot of POF profiles that cannot afford an extra coffee or dinner date. You only focused on the older men, which shows your bias.

It's my opinion the POF can create whatever age restriction rules they want, and countries can create whatever laws they want to, their laws are often one's that people in the USA object to. Now that we aren't quite some a domineering global power, we tend more to stay out of local cultural norms.
 michelinman2
Joined: 1/11/2016
Msg: 62
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Posted: 1/18/2016 5:56:04 AM
Yes, it's far easier and cheaper to marry local. The 10 years of support would put many off. Here you can marry Susie Smith from down the block and dump her entitled butt relatively cheaply and provided no children are involved, it over and done with. I have two friends that have a wife from Asia, everyone seems happy. Love is love. Mind you, they aren't old whiny codgers with 13 year old virgins. And like the man above stated, it took a lot of time and work to get them here. Maybe some should engage Google search before they engage their mouth. Look a few things up before jumping to conclusions.

Sounds like a few were dumped for someone younger or prettier or fitter or something. Or just dumped.
 dragonbytes
Joined: 9/15/2015
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Posted: 1/18/2016 6:27:48 AM

Yes, it's far easier and cheaper to marry local. The 10 years of support would put many off.


It's actually worst than 10 years, it's 40 quarters of USA work history. So if they decide not to work, it could be forever. However, if they become a USA citizen, then you are off that hook. The earliest one can become a USA citizen is after 3 years of living here. If the person you sponsor dies, leaves the USA for longer than 6 months, then that also gets you out of your contract with the USA Gov.

If the person you sponsor collects any sort of Gov benefit, like food stamps or Medical, then the Gov will collect that from you, or sue you if you don't pay, and can sue your estate after you die for previous support the Gov offered.

http://www.immihelp.com/affidavit-of-support/sponsor-responsibilities-obligations.html
 deetristate
Joined: 12/4/2014
Msg: 64
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Posted: 1/18/2016 7:37:47 AM
Like any other profession, if these women don't mind marrying old codgers, as others have described them, then let them.
Some men don't have any actual real other choice or that is what they have and want.

That is different from one who is mislead and then held tied up in a basement. That is criminal and sick.
 michelinman2
Joined: 1/11/2016
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Posted: 1/18/2016 8:15:50 AM

Like any other profession,...


What exactly does that mean? "profession"??? Are you saying that women like Dragon's wife are professionals?? Like hookers or escorts or bought and paid for? Sex slaves? Duped and used? Just wondering.
 JujuO12
Joined: 8/18/2015
Msg: 66
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Posted: 1/18/2016 5:27:37 PM
There are cliques, also. They email each other agreeing to gang up on people they do not like. It is all very high schoolish. At one point the moderators were part of the whole mess.
 deetristate
Joined: 12/4/2014
Msg: 67
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Posted: 1/18/2016 8:35:01 PM
And they periodically create a fake black person. They have one now. You can figure out who it is. Just search for the name and see the changes.

They had a woman once before.

RE: What did THAT mean?
Some women aim to marry a man who can support them. Some aim to marry men in the West or USA. I met several when in the FSU. I understand that it is the same in Asia. ( Or like Suzie going to Harvard to get a Harvard man who can set her upon near a country club and she can be a tennis wife.) That happens. Nothing wrong with it,
It is like a major in college. I kind of envy them in a way because they are so single minded.
 LetitiaLeGrande
Joined: 3/22/2015
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Posted: 1/19/2016 12:51:14 AM
I know a guy who is 63 and gone to see a girl in Cambodia who is 30. He earns nowhere near $2550 a month
he would have to bring the girl to his country to wed her, I guess. Has this law been in for very long????
 NotReallyMe1
Joined: 8/30/2013
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Posted: 1/24/2016 3:55:47 PM
POF is one of the most Puritanical dating sites this side of Xianmingle.

The HILARITY of your issue is there is an AD created by POF where a 40-something met and married a woman 19 yrs his junior and he talks in the video about him getting out of high school before she was born...

And that WHILE POF introduced their 14-yr difference law.

They also blank out "dirty" words (even in emails) as well as changing emailed websites to ones linking to their sponsors, but none of it's a secret and when something is making you MILLIONS it really doesn't matter to the boss. :-)
 Whatsamattababy
Joined: 12/24/2015
Msg: 70
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Posted: 1/24/2016 4:54:26 PM

POF is one of the most Puritanical dating sites...


You might be confusing dating sites and sex sites. While not an uncommon error, I'll bet it's led to some embarrassing misunderstandings ;)
 LetitiaLeGrande
Joined: 3/22/2015
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Posted: 1/24/2016 6:04:30 PM
I agree that you should be able to contact whatever age range you wish unless it is way over 30 years or so. It is up to the contactee to then delete and block you if she is creeped out. We are supposed to live in a democracy and it is no wonder that people tend to lie about their age to connect with those they prefer. It is a free site and we all have to deal with whoever swims by, after all.

From what I hear POF is more of a sex hook up site anyway..
 daynadaze
Joined: 2/11/2008
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Posted: 1/24/2016 7:44:13 PM
Why would POF be anymore of a sex hook up site that any other dating site?
 maybeebaybee1
Joined: 1/3/2016
Msg: 73
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Posted: 1/26/2016 8:43:48 AM
"I am sick to death of receiving messages from people who are 14 years or more younger than me..."

You mean you're so special that you're the ONLY person on POF who's capable of receiving messages from much younger women?

Last time I checked, no one could send or receive messages from anyone blocked by the 14-year age gap. But now we have you -- apparently getting tons of messages from hot, young thangs and you can't respond. Now, that really is a pity lol
 Lasthookbringsme
Joined: 11/8/2015
Msg: 74
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Posted: 1/26/2016 10:11:09 AM

I know a guy who is 63 and gone to see a girl in Cambodia who is 30. He earns nowhere near $2550 a month
he would have to bring the girl to his country to wed her, I guess. Has this law been in for very long????


How the hell is he going to pull that off? It seems by your information that he has limited resources/income, no means to support her with food/medical insurance, and means to fully support another adult human being.

When I, as an American and citizen living abroad, I petitioned for my then husband's VISA, I was already in his country for several years, married for several years, and had a year old son (and my daughter), plus between us, we both had considerable assets and plenty of cash, beyond what was needed for self support, a sponsor for $10,000 (my former fiance turned family friend) just in case, and a place to live in the US with a job ready for me. My father and best friend also pledged financial support. As much as we loved South Africa, we needed to get out there.

I'm not implying he shouldn't fall in love and be happy with her in marriage. That said, he has to think of her welfare and well-being. She is a young woman who may have one or more of his children in this marriage. How is he going to support all of them with food, security, and the bill she's incurred? Does he have adequate assets? Is he going to send her off to work and do all of the supporting as soon as she gets here, while he gets to play with her as arm candy? How is he prepared to support her while she's in the US? Is she emplyable and does she have enough assets/cash to move there?

Yes, the law hasn't been on the books and enforced for a few years.

If he plans to set up house, there, he'd have to make considerable amount of money and prove it to be able to legally marry there.
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